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The Apartheid Timeline
10 months ago
The Separate Representation of Voters Act of 1951 is established
The Afrikaans National Party
The Promotion of Bantu Self-Government Act is passed.
The Prohibition of Mixed Marriages is made into law.
The Population Registration Act, The Group Areas Act, and the Immorality Amendment act are all established.
The Sharpeville Massacre
The ANC is back
The ANC begins " Defiance Campaign"
Some members of ANC break away and form PAC, a branch of the ANC
The continued persecution
Nelson Mandela is arrested
The ANC and other movemnts are declared illegal by the South African Government.
Nelson Mandela is released from prison by F.W. de Klerk after 27 years
A protest in Soweto by thousands of black children
The United Nations condemn Apartheid
The UN security council took a vote to place a imperative embargo on the sale of weapons to South Africa
The United Kingdom and the United States place economic sanctions on South Africa
Pieter Botha steps down, and his place is taken by F.W. de Klerk.
Nelson Mandela is officially made the first black president of South Africa
F.W. de Klerk legalizes the ANC and PAC and releases leaders from prison.
Nelson Mandela is elected the first black president of South Africa.
The length of Apartheid
Length of Nelson Mandela's prison sentence
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